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Chris ValentiJan EberlePeggy KingDon KennedyDavid Miller
Chris Valenti,  Jan Eberle,  Perky Peggy King,  Don Kennedy,  David Miller
Ronnie AllenJeff KarpinskiHarry and EdnaGlenn Robison
 Ronnie Allen,   Jeff Karpinski,   Harry and Edna,   Glenn Robison

      

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The Archives

Jan Eberles' Program The Swing Museum

Jan EberleRay Eberle

Jan's program is very unique as it always features her in depth knowledge of the artist presented in her special weekly program. Coupled with her broadcasting talents and personable presentations. All of Jan's programs are always a tribute to the great Big Bands or Jazz greats.

Here's Jan about The Swing Museum

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The Big Band Broadcast

with host Chris Valenti

Chris Valenti

For over five decades Chris Valenti's Big Band Broadcast has been the only ALL REQUEST LIVE Big Band radio program anywhere. But now it is the only one in the world being broadcast LIVE worldwide on the internet! Because of his efforts, Chris has been inducted into the Big Band Hall of Fame.

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Pretty Perky Peggy King's Program Off The Cuff

Peggy King's Star on the Hollywood Walk of FamePeggy KingPeggy and George GobelPeggy King 

Peggy Kings 'Off The Cuff' aired on WYYR.com from June 2011 to September 2013 and presented over 50 guest stars. Peggy King is a televison star who was also the singer and actress on the 1950's George Gobel TV show. She also garnered one of the first 100 stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Ronnie Allen's YesterYear Countdown

Ronnie AllenTop Recordings

The 'Countdown Man' Ronnie Allen's special program entitled The YesterYear Countdown has gained worldwide notariety here on WYYR.com. This program always featured a special Countdown of a special week within the years of 1950 to 1955 based on the charts and particularly the pop standards of the day. Ronnie continually comes back with special countdown shows and is always a part of the Big Band Broadcast's Top 5 Countdown the last Saturday of each month.

Here's Ronnie about this special programming:

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The First Monday Every Other Month @ 9PM EST is Miller On Mondays

Glenn MillerJeff KarpinskiGlenn Miller

 A TRUE Glenn Miller learning experience!

Miller On Mondays features two hours of Glenn Miller music with commentary from world recognized Big Band writer and historian Jeff Karpinski withoccasional special guests. Plus archival and never before heard Glenn MIller recordings.

The Miller On Mondays Archive page

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 Tuesdays @ 10PM EST is Glen Robison's Rapidly Rotating Records

Glenn Robison78 RPM 

Rapidly Rotating Records presents "vintage" music from rapidly rotating 78RPM records of the 1920s and 30s and "music to which you can't NOT tap your toes!" Host Glenn Robison plays roaring twenties hot dance bands, 30s sweet bands, show tunes, novelty tunes, blues, jazz and more on labels from Aeolian to Zonophone! Each show's five segments revolves around a theme such as a composer, songwriter or artist's birthday, a historical event or even a bit of trivia. Glenn also presents discographical information and carefully researched background information about the songs, artists and composers. "RRR" is in its 14th year of production and is proud to extend YesterYear Radio's reach even further back to the 1920s.

 Glenn Robison's Rapidly Rotating Records Archive Page 

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1st & 3rd Sundays @7pm EST is Harry and Edna On The Wireless

with husband and wife hosts Harry & Edna from the UK

Harry and EdnaHarry and Edna 

From the U.K. is Harry and Edna on the Wireless. It is an hour long bi-weekly radio show hosted by husband & wife team Harry & Edna. Their Website describes the program as a look At The Current British 1930's -1940's scene through a steamed-up monocle. Harry & Edna On The Wireless is set to a back drop of 'tip top' recorded gramophone music while stylish guests and big band artists help ensure a sense of old fashioned well-being. Inside knowledge of this greatest generations lifestyles and music as lived today in the UK cannot be heard anywhere else.

Harry and Edna On The Wireless Archive Page

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Chris Valenti's Big Band Celebrity Guest Interviews from over 30 Years

Some of the artists.

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Don Kennedy's Big Band Jump

Legendary DJ Don Kennedy

Don KennedyBig Band JumpDon Kennedy

Here's Don about Big Band Jump

BIG BAND JUMP was a two hour weekly program that thrilled our audience around the world for several years. Unfortunately it was towards the end of this special shows run. So after 27 years of production, in September 2013 Big Band Jump ceased production. We cannot thank Mr. Don Kennedy enough for his talents, knowledge, and entertaining personality that drove this program for so many years.

We are proud to still have him here at his WYYR.com archives with a few dozen hand picked Big Band Jumps. As always, each are a full two hours. Enjoy your Big Band Jump listening!

Don Kennedy's Big Band Jump Archive Page

     

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